International News
2016.08.11
Albania: the last bastion of ‘sworn virgins’ in Balkans
2016.08.11
More women win power, but still far from the norm
2016.08.11
Getting Healthier: Improving Health Services in Nigeria
2016.08.11
Self-Awareness, Voice Key for Female Empowerment, Study Finds
2016.07.21
Thousands protest sexual assaults at bull run
2016.07.21
The women who run the world
If Hillary Clinton wins the American presidential election in November, there will be women in charge of five of the leading countries and organisations in the world - the US, the UK, Germany, the IMF and the US Federal Reserve.
2016.07.01
Disney princesses contribute to 'body esteem' issues among young girls, finds study
Pretty as a Princess, which examines studio’s output, discovers ‘princess culture’ leading to less experimentation and increased self-consciousness
2016.06.22
Head of UN Women vows to tackle laws blocking women's economic progress
Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says a high-level panel will also take on discrimination and lack of job protection in the informal sector
2016.06.15
Buenos Aires rally urges end to violence on women
2016.06.15
Nations vow to double AIDS treatment
UNAIDS executive director Michel Sidibe said that for the first time ever in Africa, there are more people on HIV treatment than there are new infections
2016.06.13
With men gone, women shake up farming in rural Nepal
With their husbands joining the 2.2 million Nepalese who have gone to work in India and the Middle East, many Nepalese women have been left to manage agricultural activities that were traditionally men’s preserve
2016.06.08
Ontario wants at least 40 per cent women on provincial boards by 2019
2016.05.16
Unsafe sex threatens girls’ health worldwide. The prescription? Feminism
At the heart of every problematic sexual trend among young people is misogyny. We must approach world health through a feminist lens
2016.05.16
Women share flat-shoe photos in solidarity with dismissed receptionist
Labour MP Stella Creasy among those tweeting pictures after Nicola Thorp said she was sent home for not wearing heels
2016.05.16
FIFA names U.N. humanitarian expert Samoura as secretary general
The Senegalese becomes the first woman to be named as secretary general of soccer's world governing body FIFA
2016.05.08
Girls’ Clubs Having ‘Big and Meaningful’ Impacts on Young Women’s Empowerment
2016.05.04
'The Devil is in the Details': development, women's rights and religious fundamentalisms
Dealing with the escalation of violence against women across the world requires a wider adoption of a feminist approach to working at the nexus of development, religious fundamentalisms and women’s rights
2016.04.28
Hidden wounds
Female genital mutilation and excision (FGM/E) is on the rise in Guinea, says a new report issued by the UN Human Rights Office.
2016.04.15
The sexism that female expats are still having to endure
When Sheila Taylor moved from the UK to Brazil for work in 2014, she says that in terms of women's equality she often felt as if she had gone back in time to the 1950s.
2016.03.29
APEC Tracks Gender Inclusion in Asia-Pacific
“Mainstreaming gender equality and women’s empowerment is at the heart of APEC’s inclusiveness agenda,”
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